Emerging Market Debt
Our Emerging market debt strategies have a proven track record since 2006 in different market conditions. The investment philosophy is based on a macroeconomic and fundamentally driven approach targeting high real yields and low FX volatility.
ESG considerations, such as political, social and environmental aspects are integrated in the investment process.
Our EMD team consists of experienced and Citywire rated specialists and manages four different strategies.
EM Local Currency Bond
- Strategy focus: EM local currency markets (Investment universe 49 countries)
- Launch date: 14 October 2008
- Strategy available as: Aktia Emerging Market Local Currency Bond+ (Finnish domiciled UCITS fund), UI-Aktia EM Local Currency Bond+ (Luxembourg domiciled UCITS fund)
EM Local Currency Frontier Bond
- Very attractive risk-reward profile. Strong long-term growth and fundamental prospects.
- Strategy focus: Frontier local currency markets (Investment universe 107 countries)
- Launch date: 7 December 2015
- Strategy available as: Aktia Emerging Market Local Currency Frontier Bond+ (Finnish domiciled UCITS fund), UI-Aktia EM Frontier Bond+ (Luxembourg domiciled UCITS fund)
EM Bond (Hard Currency)
- Strategy focus: EM hard currency markets (Investment universe 106 countries)
- Launch date: 12 February 2007
- Strategy available as: Aktia Emerging Market Bond+ (Finnish domiciled UCITS fund)
For further information please contact
Markus Lindqvist, Head of Distribution, International Sales & ESG | [email protected]
Timo Leinonen M. Sc. | Portfolio Manager
Timo Leinonen's main responsibility is Emerging Markets FX and government bonds, and he has 16 years of experience from financial markets.
Henrik Paldynski M. Sc. (Tech) | Portfolio Manager
Henrik Paldynski's focus is on emerging market sovereign fixed income in hard currencies. He has 12 years of experience in financial markets.
Kaj Paulamäki M. Sc. | Analyst, Long-term analysis models and tools
Kaj Paulamäki works as an analyst in the Emerging Markets Fixed Income team. His main responsibilities are developing long-term analysis models and tools for Emerging and Frontier economies. Kaj has seven years of experience from financial markets.
You can reach us by email ([email protected]) or by telephone, tel. +358 (0)10 247 010.